Treating Migrant Families Affects Career Goals of Students

Acting like teeth and using a jump rope to demonstrate proper flossing? This is one of the methods used by University of Michigan School of Dentistry students in treating the children of migrant workers in the Traverse City area of the state.

The Value of PGY-1

In my senior year, however, the uncertainty of the licensure examination process convinced me that, at a minimum, a postgraduate year (PGY-1) was a good “safety net."

Taking Care of Both Patients and Students

For students who are in your clinical years and as a guide for your years in practice, the quote has obvious value. Providing patients our best—taking care of them in a competent, ethical, and caring relationship—will result in happy and satisfied patients.

Is an Academic Career in Your Future? Here’s How to Prepare

Considering a career in academic dentistry? You’re thinking the intellectual stimulation and collegiality of the university environment, the opportunity to practice while receiving office support and benefits, and the chance to remain up-to-date with the profession while teaching others sound appealing. What now? Here are some suggestions.

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